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Dr. Arthur Lavin reflects on his decades log experience as a Cogmed provider: "We saw student after student complete the training and find that they could now better manage their lives. They got homework done with much less trouble, improved their school performance, and reduced their issues with daily routines. "
Joanne Thornton, a former Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO) and trained dyslexia teacher, has been a Cogmed provider for over 8 years. In this interview, she shares some of her client success stories and describes why Cogmed is an intervention everyone could benefit from.
While research has shown that ADHD and working memory are inexorably related, we also know that attention and working memory are crucial to effective learning. There is no one-size-fits-all solution for remediating ADHD symptoms, but the one I’ve found worked best in my 30 years of practice was Cogmed.
Working memory capacity is an important factor in a child’s development, largely defining the child’s ability for controlled attention, and influencing outcomes in other areas such as academic performance. One in six children lags three or more years behind in working memory development, and the chances of ever catching up entirely are small.